Working languages:
English to Italian
Arabic to Italian
French to Italian

Valentina Di Bennardo
Words have the power

Carini, Sicilia, Italy
Local time: 20:45 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Italian 
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"Translation is not a matter of words only: it is a matter of making intelligible an entire culture", by Anthony Burgess.
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Food & DrinkArt, Arts & Crafts, Painting
JournalismPoetry & Literature
Tourism & TravelCinema, Film, TV, Drama
ArchitectureConstruction / Civil Engineering
Advertising / Public RelationsGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 11, Questions answered: 6, Questions asked: 4
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal
Translation education Master's degree - Scuola Superiore Mediatori Linguistici di Vicenza
Experience Years of experience: 17. Registered at Dec 2011.
Credentials Arabic to Italian (Scuola Superiore Mediatori Linguistici di Vicenza, verified)
English (Università degli studi di Palermo, verified)
Arabic (Università degli studi di Palermo, verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
Events and training
Professional practices Valentina Di Bennardo endorses's Professional Guidelines.

Translator: +10 years’ experience in translation (EN, AR, FR>IT).

- University degree on foreign languages and literatures;
- Master degree on literary and editorial translation from Arabic into Italian.

Fields of specialisation:
- Food (oenology; gastronomy; menus; recipes; publications)
- Enterprise/commerce (international commerce; marketing; user manuals; web sites);
- Industry & technology (furniture; construction; electronics);
- Education (vocational education; school & educational programs);
- Media & art (art; publishing; journalism; literature; public relations);
- Human and social sciences (archeology; architecture; literature);
- Spare time and tourism (hotellerie, tourism, travels, congresses & meetings).

- Environment & ecology;
- Law (EU jargon, contracts; international law; documents);
- Industry & technology (general);
- IT (software);
- Politics & human and social sciences (ethnology; philosophy; psychology; religion; history).

Sworn translator at the Court of Palermo.

Publishings (translations & proofreadings):

- M.P.Vettori, “L'Architettura aziendale: ricerca e progetto nei luoghi di produzione”, Maggioli Editore;
- AA.VV., “Nonstructural Seismic Prevention and Rehabilitation”, Aracne Editrice;
- P. Castellana, R. Fernandez, A. Di Bennardo, “Deyr Mar Touma di Seydinayya”. Cahiers of the Holy Land;
- A. Di Bennardo, "Pietre Orientate" - Meltemi;
- “Orientamento e luce nell’architettura post tridentina” in AA.VV “La Chiesa dell’Immacolata Concezione al Capo”, Abadir
- "Ierofanie di luce" by A. Di Bennardo in the book "Il duomo di
Monreale. Architettura di luce ed icona" – Abadir

Event manager & consultant for international commerce
& internationalisation: 9 years’ experience in design, organisation and management of cultural and scientific events; promotion of typical food&wine products abroad and expert advice for international commerce.

Teacher (vocational courses) of English language, event management & internationalisation.

Blogger & web writer specialised on food & wine, culture & events.

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Keywords: Arabic, Italian, translator, cucina, ricette, food, wine, architecture, architettura, events, eventi, international commerce, letteratura, literature, asseverazione, traduzione legale, sworn translator, Palermo

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Feb 6, 2020

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